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Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SPED 3401 - Language Development and Speech

3 cr. 3 hrs. Day course offered in the Fall. Also offered evenings.

The course addresses the normal development of speech and language and disorders associated with each of these areas of communication. Teacher candidates demonstrate knowledge of phonological problems and language disorders as they affect academic learning. In the area of language/learning disorders, students demonstrate an understanding of delayed language and language disabilities as they relate to reading, mathematics and written language. Teacher candidates analyze second language acquisition and educational practices related to linguistic minority students. A related field experience of 10 hours is required. Required of all Special Education Majors.

Prerequisite(s): Successful passage of Communication and Literacy MTEL (Both Reading and Writing Subtests).

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